Before the barbecues and fireworks start, Shore Medical Center is hosting a “Celebration of Independence” ceremony Wednesday, July 3 at noon in front of the hospital.
The ceremony will include essays read aloud by local children from Ocean City and Somers Point schools on what independence means to them.
There will also be an appearance and speech by an actor who portrays George Washington.
Two Shore employees, Saundra Stokes and Michael Green, will sing the National Anthem and God Bless America.
Shore Medical Center is located at 100 Medical Center Way. The program will be held on the lawn along Bay Avenue.
Shore Medical Center is home to six Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Spine and Orthopedic, Emergency and Maternity and Pediatric care. Shore’s affiliations include Penn Medicine, Onsite Neonatal Partners, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Mayo Medical Laboratories, and Advanced Radiology Solutions. For more information about Shore Medical Center, visit www.ShoreMedicalCenter.org.